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Brooke-Hitching, Edward

Summary: "The Sky Atlas unveils some of the most beautiful maps and charts ever created during humankind's quest to map the skies above us. This richly illustrated treasury showcases the finest examples of celestial cartography-a glorious art often overlooked by modern map books-as well as medieval manuscripts, masterpiece paintings, ancient star catalogs, antique instruments, and other curiosities....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2020

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Brooke-Hitching, Edward

Summary: The Phantom Atlas is an atlas of the world not as it ever existed, but as it was thought to be. These marvellous and mysterious phantoms, non-existent islands, invented mountain ranges, mythical civilisations and other fictitious geography - were all at various times presented as facts on maps and atlases. This book is a collection of striking antique maps that display the most erroneous...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2018

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